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There are 6 ways to get from Vilnius to Bratislava by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly to Vienna, bus  •  4 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Vilnius (VNO) to Vienna (VIE) VNO - VIE
  2. Take the bus from Vienna, Schwechat Airport Bbf. to Bratislava, Most SNP

$67 - $167

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Train  •  17 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Vilnius(LT) to Kaunas
  2. Take the train from Kaunas to Białystok R
  3. Take the train from Bialystok to Warszawa Centralna Ic / ...
  4. Take the train from Warszawa Centralna to Bratislava hl.st. Ic

$43 - $71

4 alternative options

Fly to Bratislava  •  8 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Vilnius (VNO) to Bratislava (BTS) VNO - BTS

$91 - $652

Train, bus  •  16 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Vilnius(LT) to Kaunas
  2. Take the bus from Kaunas to Białystok
  3. Take the train from Bialystok to Warszawa Centralna Ic / ...
  4. Take the train from Warszawa Centralna to Bratislava hl.st. Ic

$44 - $71

Bus  •  22 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Vilnius to Bratislava

$60 - $95

Drive  •  12 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Vilnius to Bratislava 706.5 miles

$140 - $210

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The cheapest way to get from Vilnius to Bratislava is to train and bus which costs $40 - $75 and takes 16 h 7 min.

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The quickest way to get from Vilnius to Bratislava is to fly and bus which costs $65 - $170 and takes 4 h 58 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Vilnius and arriving at Bratislava. Services depart twice a week, and operate Tuesday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 22 h 35 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Vilnius to Bratislava. However, there are services departing from Vilnius(LT) and arriving at Bratislava hl.st. via Kaunas, Bialystok and Warszawa Centralna. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 32 min.

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The distance between Vilnius and Bratislava is 921 km. The road distance is 1130.4 km.

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The best way to get from Vilnius to Bratislava without a car is to train and bus which takes 16 h 7 min and costs $40 - $75.

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It takes approximately 4 h 58 min to get from Vilnius to Bratislava, including transfers.

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Vilnius to Bratislava bus services, operated by Ecolines, depart from Vilnius station.

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Vilnius to Bratislava train services, operated by Lithuanian Railways (LG), depart from Vilnius(LT) station.

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The best way to get from Vilnius to Bratislava is to fly which takes 8 h 37 min and costs $90 - $650. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $40 - $75 and takes 17 h 32 min, you could also bus, which costs $60 - $95 and takes 22 h 35 min.

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Map of how to get from Vilnius to Bratislava.
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  • Distance: 575.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 58 min

What companies run services between Vilnius, Lithuania and Bratislava, Slovakia?

Ryanair, LOT and CSA fly from Vilnius to Bratislava twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a train from Vilnius to Bratislava via Kaunas, Białystok, Bialystok, and Warszawa Centralna in around 17 h 32 min.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Vilnius to Bratislava via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $330
Flights from Vilnius to Bratislava via Rome Ciampino
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $350
Flights from Vilnius to Bratislava via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
10 h 5 min
When
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $380
Flights from Vilnius to Bratislava via Boryspil
Ave. Duration
11 h 40 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $290
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Vilnius to Vienna via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $380
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Vilnius to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $420
Flights from Vilnius to Vienna via Riga
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $290
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vilnius to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $420
Ukraine International Airlines
Website
flyuia.com
Flights from Vilnius to Vienna via Boryspil
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $310
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Vilnius to Bratislava via Warsaw Chopin, Prague
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $460
Train operators
Lithuanian Railways (LG)
Phone
(+370) 700 55111
Email
nuomone@litrail.lt
Website
litrail.lt
Train from Vilnius(LT) to Kaunas
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
traukiniobilietas.lt
2nd Class Ticket
$5 - $7
1st Class Ticket
$6 - $9
Train from Kaunas to Bialystok
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$10 - $17
Website
traukiniobilietas.lt
Polish Railways (PKP)

The rail network in Poland is conveniently organised, with many connections between cities, making it an effective method of travelling around the country. Tickets for regional and express trains are affordable, with children, students, pensioners, people with disability, and large families being entitled to discounts. Polish Railways offer a pre-booking service for travellers living outside of Poland - tickets and reservations can be booked in advance for trips inside Poland (up to 30 days in advance for domestic trains), and to/from other countries in the region (up to 60 days in advance).

Contact Details
Phone
703 200 200
Website
intercity.pl
Train from Bialystok to Warszawa Centralna
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$7 - $11
1st Class
$10 - $15
Train from Warszawa Centralna to Bratislava hl.st.
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
Traukinio
Website
traukiniobilietas.lt
Train from Kaunas to Białystok
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
traukiniobilietas.lt
Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Vienna, Schwechat Airport Bbf. to Bratislava, Most SNP
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
regiojet.com
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Vienna Airport to Bratislava, Bratislava Most SNP
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ecolines
Phone
+371 67214512
Email
info@ecolines.lv
Website
ecolines.net
Bus from Kaunas to Białystok
Ave. Duration
2 h 42 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Bus from Vilnius to Bratislava
Ave. Duration
22 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Schedules at
ecolines.net

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The quickest flight from Vilnius Airport to Vienna Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 50 min.

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Vilnius to Bratislava bus services, operated by Ecolines, arrive at Bratislava station.

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Bratislava is 1 h behind Vilnius. It is currently 11:44 AM in Vilnius and 10:44 AM in Bratislava.

Vilnius to Bratislava train services, operated by Polish Railways (PKP), arrive at Bratislava hl.st. station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Vilnius to Bratislava is 1130 km. It takes approximately 12 h 40 min to drive from Vilnius to Bratislava.

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Austrian Airlines, Air Baltic, Ukraine International Airlines and LOT offer flights from Vilnius Airport to Vienna Airport.

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There are 534+ hotels available in Bratislava. Prices start at $46 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Vilnius to Vilnius Airport is to train which takes 7 min and costs $1 - $2.

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